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25. Society / C. Political Doctrines / 1. Political Theory

[general ideas about theories of political principle]

5 ideas
The best government blends democracy, monarchy and aristocracy [Stoic school, by Diog. Laertius]
Ideology is 'socially necessary illusion' or 'socially necessary false-consciousness' [Adorno, by Finlayson]
For Enlightenment philosophers, God was no longer involved in politics [Badiou]
Machiavelli emancipated politics from religion [Watson]
Political choice can be by utility, or maximin, or maximax [Wolff,J]